The Comedy Store started out as a venue for alternative comedy in the 1980s, and has helped to launch the careers of some of Britain’s best comics: Paul Merton, Alexei Sayle, Rik Mayall, Ben Elton, Simon Pegg and French & Saunders.
The club is surprisingly small inside, but attracts some of the biggest names in the business. It also has a great American-style diner and bar.
grahamp – “Nice and intimate little place, it's not like a big theatre so you always get a good view. I wouldnt sit near the front though because every time I have been its been quite interactive with the audience. Best to sit out of the way if you are too shy to be involved (which I am sure is most of us!) It is best not to do battle with these guys wits, because they are excellent when it comes to getting a laugh out of someone. I saw one guy try and take them on b… more”